4.6.4. System related traps

PSM can send the following system related alerts in e-mail or as SNMP trap. To configure these alerts, see Procedure 4.5.2, Configuring e-mail alerts and Procedure 4.5.3, Configuring SNMP alerts.


Configure Disk space fill up prevention, and configure PSM to send an alert if the free space on the disks of PSM is low. For details, see Procedure 4.6.3, Preventing disk space fill up.

Configure PSM to send an alert if a user fails to login to PSM. For details, see the Login failed alert in Section 4.6.4, System related traps.

Figure 4.23. Basic Settings > Alerting & Monitoring — health monitoring

Basic Settings > Alerting & Monitoring — health monitoring
NameSNMP alert IDDescription
Login failed xcbLoginFailure Failed login attempts from PSM web interface.
Successful login xcbLogin Successful login attempts into PSM web interface.
Logout from the management interface xcbLogout Logouts from PSM web interface.
Configuration changed xcbConfigChange Any modification of PSM's configuration.
General alert xcbAlert

General alerts and error messages occurring on PSM.

Note, that alerts on general alerts and errors are sent whenever there is an alert or error level message in the PSM system log. These messages are very verbose and mainly useful only for debugging purposes.

Enabling these alerts may result in multiple e-mails or SNMP traps sent about the same event.

General error xcbError
Data and configuration backup failed xcbBackupFailed Alerts if the backup procedure is unsuccessful.
Data archiving failed xcbArchiveFailed Alerts if the archiving procedure is unsuccessful.
Database error occurred xcbDBError An error occurred in the database where PSM stores the connection metadata. Contact our support team (see Section 1, Contact and support information for contact information).
License limit reached xcbLimitReached The number of protected servers (or concurrent sessions) reached the limit set in the PSM license. Clients cannot connect to new servers using PSM.
HA node state changed xcbHaNodeChanged A node of the PSM cluster changed its state, for example, a takeover occurred.
Timestamping error occurred xcbTimestampError An error occurred during the timestaming process, for example the timestamping server did not respond.
Time sync lost xcbTimeSyncLost The system time became out of sync.
Raid status changed xcbRaidStatus The status of the node's RAID device changed its state.
Hardware error occurred xcbHWError PSM detected a hardware error.
Firmware is tainted xcbFirmwareTainted A user has locally modified a file from the console.
Too many login attempts xcbBruteforceAttempt PSM has detected a possible brute-force attack.
License expires soon xcbLicenseAlmostExpired Your PSM license will expire within 60 days.
A system service failed xcbInitSystemUnitFailed

A system service has failed.

Note that one alert is sent for each failed service.

Table 4.1. System related traps